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1 week 2 days ago
The Kosciusko Whippet soccer team hosted Florence on Friday and won the contest 3-2, advancing into the playoffs with a probable match against New Albany on January 27.  The Whippets to an early lead by pulling ahead 2-0 in the first half with Alan Vasquez scoring the first goal and Jacob Edwards scoring the next one with an assist from...
1 week 2 days ago
Plans for continued restoration of the Strand Theater will soon be on the drawing board following action taken by the Kosciusko Mayor and Board of Aldermen at the Tuesday night meeting. The board agreed to hire Architect Belinda Stewart on an hourly basis to draw plans that will allow the restoration to continue in phases as funds are...
1 week 2 days ago
A large crowd of family and friends attended the Monday night meeting of the Kosciusko City School Board to support Andrea Myers who was sworn in as the newest member of the board. Myers was recently appointed to the school board by the Kosciusko Board of Aldermen. She will continue the term of Kim Williams who stepped down from the school...
2 weeks 3 days ago
It has been quite a while since both girls and boys’ basketball at Kosciusko High School have been relevant at the same time.  The Whippets are off to an 11-2 start while the Lady Whippets have started the season with a stellar 10-3 mark.  When talking to Whippet head coach Eleazure Greenleaf and Lady Whippet head coach Jessica...
2 weeks 3 days ago
The Kosciusko Lady Whippets notched two wins after the Christmas Break to up their season record to 10-3 overall, and 1-0 in Region 4 play.  The Lady Whippets defeated Puckett on January 3 by a score of 62-50 and defeated West Lauderdale on Friday night by a score of 58-55 to notch their first region win of the year. In the Puckett game...
3 weeks 2 days ago
Jonathan Powers has a passion to serve his community. That passion is why is the chairperson of one of the most important entities in the area for 2015. Powers, who is agency manager for Farm Bureau in Kosciusko, took over as chairman of the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation in late 2014. Since that time, the group has already made some...
3 weeks 2 days ago
3 weeks 2 days ago
Travelers along the road leading to Boyette’s Crossing near Sallis  are sure to slow to a crawl or maybe park their vehicles when they approach the residence of Excle Greenwood. There is too much to comprehend with a fleeting glance. The appearance of the grounds surrounding his home lets one know that he goes by the saying,  ...
4 weeks 3 days ago
Citizens across The Star-Herald coverage area ring in the New Year in a variety of ways. Some go to family gatherings, some attend special church services and some party until after midnight. Several church services are planned across Attala County and surrounding areas. Outfielders Sports Bar is planning on celebrating when the clock strikes 12...
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